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Vocabulary 5

Vocabulary WordDefinition
Aghast (adj)Filled with amazement, disgust, fear, terror.
Ample (adj)More than enough, large, spacious.
Apparition (n)A ghost or ghostly figure; an unexplained or unusual appearance.
Assert (v)To declare or state as trith, maintain or defend, put forward forcefully.
Cower (v)To crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame.
Disdain (v)To look upon with scorn; to refuse scornfully;(n) a feeling of contempt.
Epitaph (n)A brief statement written on a tomb or gravestone.
Ethical (adj)Having to do with morals, values, right and wrong; in accordance with standards of right conduct; requiring a prescription for purchase.
Facetious (adj)Humorous, not meant seriously.
Inaudible (adj)Not able to be heard.
Indiscriminate (adj)Without restraing or control; unselective.
Intrigue (n)Crafty dealings, underhanded plotting;(v)To form and carry out plots; to puzzle or excite curiosity.
Jurisdiction (n)An area of authority or control; the right to administer justice.
Plausible (adj)Appearing true, reasonable, or fair.
Plebeian (adj)Common, vulgar; belonging to the lower class;(n)A common person, member of the lower class.
Prodigal (adj)Wastefully extravagant; lavishly or generously abundant;(n)One who is wasteful and self-indulgent.
Proximity (n)Nearness, closeness.
Pulverize (v)To grind or pound to a powder or dust; to destroy or overcome.
Sequel (n)that which follows, a result; a literay work or film continuing the story of one made earlier.
Volatile (adj)Highly changeable, fickle; tending to become violent or explosive; changing readily from the liquid to the gaseous stae.
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